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She attended the High School of Music and Art, and graduated from UCLA in 1967 with a B.A. in Film.

She wrote a screenplay in college which was made into the film “Jenny,” which starred Marlo Thomas and Alan Alda. The script was rewritten in haste by its director, George Bloomfield with Martin Lavut, and the finished product bore little resemblance to the film she had written, and she received credit only for the story. Thus began her career as a writer for screen and television.

She served on the board of directors of the Writers Guild of America, West, and founded what became the Women’s Committee within that Guild. The Committee compiled the first statistical survey of the number of women writers working in network television, which found
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In Praise of Lonely Women

lonley woman facing awayWhen I was a kid, I read the New Yorker every week, and it formed my ideas about what being a grown-up would be like. I particularly liked a Talk of the Town feature, which usually began, “We have heard from our friend, the long-winded lady.” “The long-winded lady” (who I later found out was Maeve Brennan) would write her wry observations as she sat alone in a bar or restaurant, having a cockta...

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Published on January 27, 2014 21:00
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